Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin addresses the court as Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill presides over sentencing at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis in June. Photo: Court TV via AP
Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin addresses the court as Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill presides over sentencing at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis in June. Photo: Court TV via AP

Derek Chauvin pleads guilty to violating George Floyd’s rights

  • The ex-police officer is likely to extend his prison sentence after an earlier conviction for the black man’s murder
  • Chauvin was seen in videos kneeling on the handcuffed Floyd’s neck for more than nine minutes, sparking nationwide protests in the US

Topic |   George Floyd protests
Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin addresses the court as Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill presides over sentencing at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis in June. Photo: Court TV via AP
Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin addresses the court as Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill presides over sentencing at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis in June. Photo: Court TV via AP
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